• PEOPLE NAME: XAMIR OF ETHIOPIA

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PEID: 42741

ROP: 103680

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Horn of Africa

People Cluster: Agau

Language: Xamtanga - (xan)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Ethiopia

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Population: 260,000

Global Population: 260,000


PEID: 42741

ROP: 103680

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Dispersed CP Activity


Overview: The Xamir of Ethiopia, numbering 260,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Agau people cluster within the Horn of Africa affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Ethiopia. Their primary language is Xamtanga. The primary religion practiced by the Xamir is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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